Selma evens season record with sweep of Carver

Published 12:00 am Monday, March 8, 2004

After starting the season 0-2, the Selma Saints bounced back last week with a pair of wins over Carver.

Selma had lost to Jemison and at Bibb County to open the season, but swept the home double header against Carver, 12-4 and 16-11.

After falling behind 1-0, Selma exploded for seven ruins in the third inning, another in the fourth and four in the fifth.

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Cajun Pritchett led the charge at the plate going 3-for-4 with four RBIs and a run scored.

He had a homer and a double for the Saints. John Solomon and Deuntae King also had three hits each.

Quinn Parnell had had two hits and three runs scored.

Donald Steele had a hit, two RBIs and two runs scored.

Bryan Robinson picked up with win on the mound with three innings of work.

He struck out four and allowed a single earned run.

Corey Washington pitched four innings in relief and stuck out seven Carver batters.

Things were tighter in the second game as Selma scored 10 runs in the fifth inning to escape with a 16-11 win. Selma had only eight hits and five RBIs, but Carver allowed eight walks in the contest.

Byron Sewell had two hits and a run scored for Selma while Parnell had two hits, two runs and an RBI.

Deuntae King had a hit and two runs scored for Selma.

Cajun Pritchett went five innings on the mound to pick up the win.

He allowed four hits and two earned runs.

He struck out seven Carver hitters.

Selma got things going early with three runs in the first inning. Carver battled back with two runs in each of the third and fourth innings.

Selma exploded for 10 runs in the fifth inning to open up a 13-4 lead.

Carver answered with four more in the top of the sixth, but three from Selma in the bottom of the inning killed that threat.

Sewell came on and pitched the final two innings, allowing four hits and striking out three batters.

Selma next plays a double header on Friday at Robert E. Lee.